Self Absorbed From The Start
What’s the relationship between you and your parents like? Do you think that has had an impact on your relationships to those around you? I don’t watch much tv but just finished Neon Genesis Evangelion. It was a a really great anime that explored philosophy, theology, and psychology in an interesting way. Very trippy ending.
“Dreams are for those who cannot endure, who are not strong enough, for reality. Reality is for those who are not strong enough to endure, to confront their dreams.”
“We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate; it oppresses.”
The hedgehog’s dilemma describes a situation in which a group of hedgehogs seek to move close to one another to share heat during cold weather. They must remain apart, however, as they cannot avoid hurting one another with their sharp spines. Though they all share the intention of a close reciprocal relationship, this may not occur, for reasons they cannot avoid.
“The experimenters will be particularly interested in dissociative states, from the abaissement de niveau mental to multiple personality in so-called mediums, and an attempt will be made to induce a number of states of this kind, using hypnosis.”
-Declassified MKULTRA Document, August 23, 1961
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